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There is even evidence that Copts had missionaries to Nothern Europe.
One example is Saint Moritz of the Theban Legion who was drafted from Egypt to serve under the Roman flag and ended up teaching Christianity to inhabitants of the Swiss Alps, where a small town and a Monastery that contains his relics as well as some of his books and belongings are named after him.
Now libraries, museums and universities throughout the world possess hundreds and thousands of Coptic manuscripts. by the Christian scholar Pantanaeus, the school of Alexandria became the most important institution of religious learning in Christendom.
It all started when the Emperor Marcianus interfered with matters of faith in the Church.
Saint Pachom, who established the rules of monasticism, was a Copt.
And, Saint Paul, the world's first anchorite is also a Copt.
The word Copt is derived from the Greek word Aigyptos, which was, in turn, derived from "Hikaptah", one of the names for Memphis, the first capital of Ancient Egypt.
The modern use of the term "Coptic" describes Egyptian Christians, as well as the last stage of the ancient Egyptian language script.